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Minneapolis Man Dies In Highway 60 Rollover Near Orange City

Sioux Sheriff Car 84-Orange City, Iowa — A Minneapolis man is dead after an accident on Highway 60 near Orange City.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 4:05 AM on Wednesday morning (10/9/13), 24-year-old Zakaria Hussein Ahmed of Minneapolis was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu northbound on Highway 60, five miles south of Orange City when he lost control of the vehicle, which entered the median and rolled several times.

Ahmed was ejected from the vehicle and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to the Orange City Hospital and was pronounced dead by the Sioux County Medical Examiner.

The Chevrolet sustained approximately $3,500 in damages.

Alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

The Orange City Police Department, the Orange City Fire Department and the Orange City Ambulance service assisted the sheriff’s office.

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